Victorian women of dating age the main advantages and disadvantages of online dating
During the era symbolized by the reign of British monarch Queen Victoria, women did not have the right to vote, sue, or own property.
It is curious that the same letter writing volume contains a form for a letter between young men-about-town which has the seeds for disaster on which the three foregoing letters touch: "My dear Lloyd.
by the publishing house of Dick & Fitzgerald of New York presents more letter forms for refusing a proposal than it presents for encouraging a suitor!
To readers today the index titles for these letters sound wildly humorous.
-- Half a dozen good fellows, together with your humble servant, propose devoting a few hours on Wednesday evening to a little social chit-chat, etc., enlivened by the imbibitions of sundry bottles of wine. believe me, we shall have a right merry party."What course was left for the young man who had strayed?
If he had acquired a taste for high living and the suitable young women were refusing his advances, perhaps he could find a wealthy widow.Your conduct during the last two years has been made known to me, and, viewing you in the light of a dangerous man, I do not desire anymore intimate acquaintance.